A Lady and Gentleman, Young Man with Rifle, and Girl with Cup





Attributed to Ralph D. Curtis (1808-1885), Skaneateles, NY

c. 1841

Oil on pine panel

32" x 23 ½"; 24" x 17 ¼"(Child in red)

Inscribed in graphite on reverse of Young Man:
“Henry Devancourt Mandeville Born Hart. Lot New York June 7 – 1822 Died July 12 1877 at Richmond, Ill This picture was made at the age of 19”

Illustrated: Jelinek, “Ralph D. Curtis: A Nineteenth-Century Folk Artist Identified,” The Magazine Antiques, Nov. 2009, Checklist of portraits by or attributed to Ralph D. Curtis (1808-1885) # 26, 27, 28, 29.